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Al Pacino


Known for his forceful dramatic presentation, Al Pacino is most closely associated with the roles of Michael Corleone in The Godfather (1972) trilogy, as well as Tony Montana of the legendary gangster film Scarface (1983). But it was his performance as Frank Slade, a blind, retired Lt. Colonel, in Scent of a Woman (1992) that won him the Academy ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 44 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014/I Imagine (post-production)
Danny Collins
 2014 The Humbling (completed)
Simon Axler
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2008 Righteous Kill
Rooster
 2003 Gigli
Starkman
 2000 Chinese Coffee
Harry Levine
 1995 Two Bits
Grandpa
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
Graham
 1973 Serpico
Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
Lion
 1969 Me, Natalie
Tony
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
John James
- Deadly Circle of Violence (1968) ... John James
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Other Works:

Stage play: "Glengarry Glen Ross" - playing Shelley Levene in the Broadway revival of David Mamet's play. With Bobby Cannavale, David Harbour, John C. McGinley, Richard Schiff, Jeremy Shamos and Murphy Guyer. Direction by Daniel Sullivan [Schoenfeld Theater, New York] See more »

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6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 22 Interviews | 29 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 25 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

My first language was shy. It's only by having been thrust into the limelight that I have learned to cope with my shyness. See more »

Trivia:

He was rejected repeatedly by studio heads while auditioning for the role of Michael in The Godfather (1972) but Francis Ford Coppola fought for him. This film was shot briskly because both the director and the leading actor were in constant fear of being fired. Ironically, it turned out to be a breakthrough for both. See more »

Trademark:

Volcanic tirade, smoke-burnished voice See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Taurus

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